If you're not one to turn down a good, juicy slab of beef, ready your appetite and hit up these steak restaurants for the best sirloin, ribeye and more
Looking for the best steaks in Singapore? Hitting up a steakhouse is always great for a special occasion (usually also a costly one), so make sure it’s money well spent (not forgetting calories, too) by indulging in the crème de la crème. Here are our beefy picks!
Bedrock Bar & Grill
Meat-obsessed foodies, make a beeline for Bedrock Bar & Grill (pictured above). This stylish steakhouse is one of our favourite places to hit up for fine beef cuts like the Bedrock pepper steak and Australian grass-fed ribeye. They also have a great selection of whiskey labels so take your pick. And oh, don’t forget to order the side of truffle mac and cheese!
Bedrock Bar & Grill, #01-05 Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, 96 Somerset Road, Singapore 238163, p. 6238 0054. Open Mon-Sun 12pm-3pm, 6pm-11pm.
New Ubin Seafood
Meat lovers know a good cut of steak will set you back no matter what, but if you’re willing to be a little creative with your steak experience, New Ubin Seafood might just save you a pretty penny. This unpretentious restaurant is home to the legendary steak fried rice. While it may sound like an odd way to serve steak, the results speak for themselves. The steak is chopped up and served in cubes on a wooden board, perfect for fuss-free sharing in groups. The magic here is found in the fried rice, which makes use of trimmed beef fat to impart some charred beefy goodness.
New Ubin Seafood, Level 6 (Canteen), 63 Hillview Avenue, Singapore 669569, p. 6466 9558. Opens daily 11.00am-3.00pm, 5.30pm-10pm daily.
The Black Swan
We’re major fans of this glamorous hotspot in the CBD – the Art Deco-styled chophouse and bar serves up some seriously drool-worthy premium steaks. Dig into sustainable and antibiotic-free cuts from the US, Japan and Australia, which are grilled over apple wood to achieve a perfect crust. Hardcore steak lovers, opt for the delicious 60-day dry-aged pure black Angus prime rib steak ($158++) to share with a couple of friends. To sweeten the deal, each steak order comes with a personal touch as guests can choose from a selection of unique vintage steak knives sourced from across the globe.
The Black Swan, 19 Cecil Street, Singapore 049704, p. 6438 3757.
Bistecca Tuscan Steakhouse
Another option for Fiorentina style steak to share is Bistecca’s massive 1.1kg F1 wagyu steak. Perfect for three hungry meat lovers, the steak is served with a trio of sauces (though it’s good enough on it’s own, trust us) and your choice of sides. Its quaint heritage shophouse confines and subtle lighting make this a prime spot for date night.
Bistecca Tuscan Steakhouse, 25 Mohamed Sultan Road, Singapore 238969. p. 6735 6739. Tues-Sun 12pm-2pm, Mon-Sun 6pm-10pm.
Morton’s, The Steakhouse
Get a slice of the good stuff here at Morton’s. Choices like the boneless USDA prime rib, the porterhouse steak, and the five peppercorn rubbed prime strip steak don’t come cheap, but they sure are worth the hefty price tag. Want a drink with all that meat? Pop by for Happy Hour (5 to 7pm daily), where $15.95++ can get you MORtinis.
Morton’s, The Steakhouse, 4/F Mandarin Oriental Singapore, Marina Square, 5 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039797, p. 6339 3740. Open Mon-Sat 5.30pm-11pm, Sun 12pm-3pm, 5pm-9pm.
Opus Bar & Grill
Serving up some of Australia’s finest beef from Rangers Valley, Opus Bar & Grill will impress even the most discerning carnivores. The menu features several sharing dishes made for mate date dining that will make your inner caveman rejoice. For the ultimate indulgence, order the 1.2kg Rangers Valley Angus T-Bone ($120++), seasoned with black lava sea salt and masterfully grilled over an open-flame charcoal grill. Its unique smoky flavour will leave you salivating! An equally delicious option is the 800g OP rib ($120++), dry-aged in-house for 14 to 36 days. Both of these prime cuts are made for two to share.
Opus Bar & Grill at Hilton Singapore, 581 Orchard Road, Singapore 238883, p. 6730 3390. 6.30pm-10.30pm daily.
This Italian restaurant’s a real hidden gem (we kinda don’t want to share the secret but… oh well), and the one thing you must try is the bistecca alla Fiorentina. Sliced into nice bite-sized pieces, cooked medium-rare, and served with roasted potatoes and cannellini beans with sage and chilli, this steak is as authentic as it gets. Good for sharing.
La Barca, Block C, Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road, Singapore 439053, p. 6346 5813. Open Tues-Wed 6pm-9.30pm, Thurs-Fri 12pm-2.30pm, 6pm-9.30pm, Weekends & Public Holidays 11am-9.30pm.
Love that classic steak and fries combo? Pop by Les Bouchons for an awesome meal. The beef cuts are mainly priced below $40, and they come with free-flow (yes, really!) duck fat fries. The latter’s certainly not for the faint-hearted (or health-conscious).
Les Bouchons, #01-02, 60 Robertson Quay, Singapore 238236, p. 6733 4414. Open Mon-Fri 12pm-2pm, 7pm-10pm, Sat 7pm-10.30pm. Closed on Sun.
Lawry’s The Prime Rib
Lawry’s is one of those long-standing dining establishments that never goes out of style. Red and gold is the primary colour scheme, and everything’s just really fancy and posh. You can’t go wrong with the signature USDA prime ribs of beef – this baby’s aged 21 days so expect a perfectly roasted, tender treat!
Lawry’s The Prime Rib, #04-01/31 Mandarin Gallery, 333A Orchard Road, Singapore 238897, p. 6836 3333. Open Sun-Thurs 11.30am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11.30am-10.30pm.
CUT by Wolfgang Puck
Trust celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck to serve up some of the best steaks in town. The American and Australian wagyu cuts are excellent if you like your steak juicy and a little on the fatty side. But for the ultimate mouth-watering option, there’s the A5 Kobe beef from the Hyogo Prefecture in Honshu, Japan.
CUT by Wolfgang Puck, #B1-71 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956, p. 6688 8517. Open Sun-Thurs 5.30pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 5.30pm-11pm.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
The choices on this steakhouse’s menu are pretty classic and straight-forward. Petite filet, T-bone, New York strip, ribeye – take your pick! There’s also a porterhouse cut which is good for two.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House, 4/F Marina Mandarin Hotel, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 39594, p. 6336 9093. Open 11.30am-3pm, 5.30pm-11pm daily.
This steakhouse with a view is simply amazing. You could go for something like the Australian Angus beef filet mignon or the wagyu tomahawk (to share), but if you really want a royal treat, order the beef Wellington. Australian filet mignon with mushroom duxelle, covered with parma ham, topped with foie gras and then wrapped with puff pastry… diet? What diet?
Wooloomooloo Steakhouse, 3/F Swissotel The Stamford, 2 Stamford Road, Singapore 178882, p. 6338 0261. Open 12pm-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10pm daily.
Japanese-inspired steakhouse, Fat Cow, is the one to choose when it comes to authentic Japanese Wagyu beef. Its range of Wagyu beef comes from various regions in Japan, so you know you’re getting the real deal. The succulent and tender Myazaki Grade A4 Striploin ($148++ for 150g) is served lightly salted with an intense flavor that simply melts in your mouth. Dip it into Shoyu sauce for a hint of sweetness.
Fat Cow, #01-01/02, Camden Medical Centre, 1 Orchard Boulevard, Singapore 248649, p. 6735 0308. Open 12pm-3pm, 6pm-11pm daily.
What sets this restaurant apart from the rest? They use a parilla grill to prepare their meats so expect perfect smoky, juicy steaks. The wagyu options (full blood and F1) are always great, but if you can’t decide, go for the tasting plate to sample five breeds.
SKIRT, W Singapore, Sentosa Cove, 21 Ocean Way, Singapore 098374, p. 6808 7278. Open Sun-Thurs 6pm-11.30pm, Fri, Sat, Eve of Public Holidays & Public Holidays 6pm-12am.
This Parisian Bistro on Duxton Hill has only one main course on its menu, and it’s damn (pardon our French) good. Its Plat du Jour is the signature Steak Frites, smothered in its secret sauce, and paired with deliciously seasoned fries and fresh salad. Its signature Coulant Caramel Au Beurre Salé ($16), a salted caramel lava cake, is great for afters.
L’Entrecote, 36 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089614, p. 6690 7561. Open Mon-Thurs 12pm-11pm, Fri 12pm-11.30pm, Sat 5pm-11.30pm, Sun 12pm-10.30pm.
It’s no ordinary “barbie” at this Aussie-style restaurant. It serves slabs of meat, grilled over open flames to give you a charred exterior then the taste of juicy tenderness once you bite into it. Steaks are also smoked, slow and hot roasted, baked, grilled, cooked and seasoned well to not only give you that intensely rich flavour, but to make sure it’s tasty to the bone.
Burnt Ends, 20 Teck Lim Road, Singapore 0883911, p. 6224 3933. Open Wed-Sat 11.45am-2pm, Tues-Sat 6pm-late. Closed Sun and Mon.